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Foundation Footnotes: Rev. Dr. Bernard O’Connor Joins Our Staff

Fr. Bernie O'ConnorThe GTF extends a warm welcome to The Rev. Dr. Bernard O’Connor who has recently joined the staff as Chief Counsel for Catholic Affairs. He is also the longtime John Henry Cardinal Newman Professor of Theology and Ecclesial Mediation at… Continue reading

VIDEO: 2013 Runcie Convocation Lecture by The Rev. Fr. Bernard O’Connor

Homepage-OConnor-socialOn May 2, we welcomed The Rev. Fr. Bernard O’Connor to deliver this year’s Runcie Convocation Lecture in which he discussed papal resignation. Watch a full-length video of his lecture and learn more about this former Vatican official and expert… Continue reading

Papal Scholar Discusses Inner Workings of the Vatican



Last week our graduating class and guests enjoyed an in-depth lecture prior to the Graduate Theological Foundation’s commencement by The Rev. Dr. Bernard O’Connor, a former official at the Vatican with the Congregation for the Eastern Churches. … Continue reading

Fr. Bernard J. O’Connor on Papal Diplomacy

Rev. Dr. Bernie Joseph O’Connor, a former official at the Vatican with the Congregation of Eastern Churches and a faculty member for the Graduate Theological Foundation, talks about his research in papal diplomacy.